Susan Chalk


Brief Life History of Susan

Susan Chalk was born in 1854, in Downton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Joseph Chalk and Mary Ann Poor.

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Joseph Chalk
Mary Ann Poor
Susan Chalk

Sources (6)

  • Susan Chalk in household of Jacob Chalk, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Susan, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Susan Chalk, "England, Wiltshire, Church Records, 1518-1990"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (1)

World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 0

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.


Age 30

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 50

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English (Hampshire and Wiltshire): habitational name from Bower Chalke or Broad Chalke (Wiltshire), or Chalk (Kent), or occasionally a topographic name from residence on or near a chalk down, from Old English cealc ‘chalk’, here ‘chalky soil’, or an Old English cealce ‘chalk down’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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